Mikko Paunio

Dr Mikko Paunio is a Finnish public health specialist and an adjunct professor in general epidemiology at the University of Helsinki. He is the author of the new GWPF paper Save The Oceans – Stop Recycling Plastic

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Only a small fraction of plastic recovered from consumers is actually recycled: the material collected is dirty and so mixed up that most recovered plastic is simply burned or dumped: on land, in rivers, or even directly in the oceans.